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troubleshooting Question

SBS 2008 folder redirection is not working for some users

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- We are implementing the SBS 2008 server in our network
- We have around 35 users

- I have enabled Folder redirections on the server for all users(My Documents & Desktop)

WHEN SBS 2008 SERVER IS ON:
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I checked on 2 computers, I could see all there files and folders in desktop and mydocuments
beign redirected to the server.

computer A:
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 The Mydocuments had the "offline Files Syn Symbol"


computer B:
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The Mydocuments did NOT have the "offline Files Syn Symbol"


When I right click on any file on computer B it does show the path as \\SBSserver\folderredirection\userB



WHEN SBS 2008 SERVER IS OFF:
===========================

computer A:
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 The Mydocuments had the "offline Files Syn Symbol"

 I can access the files and folders , even though SBS2008 is offline

computer B:
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The Mydocuments did NOT have the "offline Files Syn Symbol"

The whole files on desktop disappear

When I click on Mydocuments, if failed to find the server



Questions :
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1.   Why is this happening on computer B ?

2.   The user is checked in folder redirection option in SBS admin console

3.   Does the computer B  (Windows XP) , needs any patches or configuration which is
      missing ?


4.  How do I make sure that computer B also gets the  "Offline Files Sync Symbol" so he
    can access files offline when the SBS  2008 server is OFF






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